10 from10 … Random facts from 10 years of USLA Nationals (2004-2013)

10 from10. Random facts from 10 years of USLA Nationals (2004-2013) I am sure there are more…:

1. Most Individual Titles:

Male: 19 – Brian Murphy (L.A. County) (Matt Nunnally with 7)

Female: 6 – Maggie Hogan (Monmouth, San Diego) (Mindy Nowviskie – 5)

2. Most individual events competed:

Male: 37 – Matt Nunnally (Monmouth County) (Brian Murphy – 36)

Female: 33 – Tandis Morgan, (L.A. County) (Emily Hagen – 23)

3. Most Age Group Individual Events competed:

Male: 49 – Joel Gitelson & Eldin Onsgard (L.A. County)

Female: 60 – Ann Finley (L.A. County) (Chris Linkletter – 54)

4. Flag Streaks:

–Dana Mcreary (Sussex County) has 4 Beach Flag titles.

–Both Dan Matta (Sussex County) and Brian Costello (Smith Point) have 4 Beach Flag titles.

5. Board Domination:

Brian Murphy (L.A. County) has won 9 of 10 Board Race titles.

6. King of American Ironman:

Matt Nunnally (Monmouth County) has won the American Ironman event 7 out of 9 years. (no event held in 2004)

7. Queens of Surfboat:

Shelley and Sherry Griffith (Boca Raton) have won every Womens Surfboat title since 2005. (no event held in 2004)

8. Kings of the Beach:

Smith Point has won the last 5 (2009-2013) 4 x 100 Mens relay AND and the last 5 2k Beach Run Mens event and 6 of the last 10 Mens Beach Flags.

9. Kings on the water:

L.A. County has won 6 of the last 9 2-person Board Rescue event. (no event in 2004)

  1. 10.Competitor results average of 356 competitors every year with a high of 421 (2010-Cape May, NJ) and a low of 289 (2004-Daytona Beach, FL)

Source: https://www.facebook.com/LifeguardCompetition

January 13, 2014

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